Gilbert A. Churchill, Jr., received his DBA from Indiana University in 1966 and joined the University of Wisconsin faculty upon graduation. Professor Churchill was named Distinguished Marketing Educator by the American Marketing Association in 1986, the second individual so honored. This lifetime achievement award recognizes and honors a living marketing educator for distinguished service and outstanding contributions in the field of marketing education. Professor Churchill was also awarded the Academy of Marketing Science¿s lifetime achievement award in 1993 for his significant scholarly contributions. In 1996, he received a Paul D. Converse Award, which is given to the most influential marketing scholars, as judged by a national jury drawn from universities, businesses, and government. Also in 1996, the Marketing Research Group of the American Marketing Association established the Gilbert A. Churchill, Jr., lifetime achievement award, which is to be given each year to a person judged to have made significant lifetime contributions to marketing research. Professor Churchill is a past recipient of the William O¿Dell Award for the outstanding article appearing in the Journal of Marketing Research during the year. He has also been a finalist for the award five other times. He is a coauthor of the most and third most influential articles of the past century in sales management as judged by a panel of experts in the field. His articles have appeared in such publications as the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Business Research, Decision Sciences, Technometrics, and Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, among others.Churchill, Gilbert A. is the author of 'Marketing Research with Infortrac Methodological Foundations', published 2004 under ISBN 9780324201604 and ISBN 0324201605.